Welcome to the Startup Junkie's Podcast!
This week we mixed it up a little. Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley, and Davis McEntire are joined by guest co-host Tim McFarland and sit down with Tim Miller of Central Standard. Old friends, Tim and Jeff, catch up on his newest venture on the entrepreneurial journey. This episode discusses the flaws in talent recruiting agencies who pull from the international pools and what makes Central Standard different.
Thanks for joining us!
(0:49) Introducing Tim Miller of Central Standard
(1:38) From Collegiate Track Athlete to Serial Entrepreneur
(11:01) Experience as an Early Stage Startup
(16:48) The War on Talent
(31:55) Why Mexico?
(35:50) Business Growth Outpacing Talent
(40:08) Culture's Influence on Customer Loyalty
(45:22) Central Standard's Business Model
(55:34) Wrap Up
"It's a talent and recruiting agency, but I like to call a talent agency because first and foremost, I think what makes us different is we are trying to appeal to the talent down there, much like a CAA (creative artists agency.)" (20:46) Tim Miller
"I think our message resonates. They see that we care about their career. We wanna help them find an industry." (25:37) - Tim Miller
"We want to help people identify opportunities." (24:13) - Tim Miller
"What you are seeing is that the people with deep pockets, um, are, are able to attract talent and, and, and talent is moving at a frequency. It's never moved before. Loyalty lasts only so long." (35:05) - Tim Miller